Public event Saturday to honor Missy Franklin, more Colorado Olympians
Colorado can welcome home the state’s most recent Olympians Saturday beginning at 3:30 p.m. at Centennial’s Center Park.
The lineup of stars from the London games will include Missy Franklin, the 17-year-old swimmer from Centennial who won five medals, with four golds, set her second world record and her fifth American record during the Summer Games.
Gov. John Hickenlooper, Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon and other public officials will laud the athletes.
Centennial Center Park is located at 13050 E. Peakview Ave. There will be lawn seating in the park amphitheater and parking in and around the park, according to organizers.